Metropolitan National Park, Panama City

4.0
#2 of 20 in Parks in Panama City
Get away from the urban bustle at Metropolitan National Park, a sprawling area of green located just ten minutes from the center of the capital.Take a stroll by the canal, and through the tropical forest areas rich in wildlife, including sloths, toucans, and iguanas. Start at the visitor center to learn about the three main trails that cut across the 265 hectare (655 acre) park. The walks vary in difficulty and length, and each offers something different. To plan Panama City vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • We enjoyed a family hike through MP National Park. Don't forget your water bottle! It can be super hot. We saw a sloth way up in the trees, found many places to look out over the city and ended up wal...  more »
  • Metropolitan Park is an ecological reserve that has 230 hectares of natural life. Honestly It is a great green lung of the city... Very Nice and well signposted for hiking. Encourage to do it alone and without guidance, everything is perfectly marked, impossible to lose. Ideal to do early, with very comfortable clothes, slippers and obviously fresh water. If You are lucky (as it was in my case) You can see SLOTHs hanging from the trees with their slow walk. Ideal and economical Exit to make with children from the 5 years. Important: Not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
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